Economic independence is not tantamount to slamming the doors shut to the world, said Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
WTO Secretary-General Taleb D. Rifai has underlined that the World Tourism Organization is planning to help with promotion of tourism industry in Iran.
Tehran-Cairo disputes have never been deep-rooted; both nations have a common stand on various regional and international matters, said Khazaei.
The International Monetary Fund has said in its latest report that Iran is the second biggest economy in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.
President Rouhani has said that Iran should invest more in new technologies and related areas to increase its non-oil revenues.
Importers of Iranian products prefer to buy goods in bulk and have them packed to sell them to other countries to make huge profits leaving Iranian producers no share of the profits.
Iran’s economy should be competitive to progress and in doing so private sectors of the two countries should feel balanced benefits.
December oil imports into Asia rose 22.1 percent over last year to 1.21 million barrels per day, the highest since May.
The share of National Development Fund of Iran from oil revenues has decreased to 20 percent from a previous 26 percent.
Farhad Nili, the director of the Monetary and Banking Research Institute, has said that an economy without oil can be envisioned for Iran.